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09/02/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Never again war, the plea of minorities and persecuted Christians
On the anniversary of the end of the Second World War, Francis asks that “the world today no longer experience the horrors and the appalling suffering of such tragedies. But she does!”. "The alliance between families and God, called today to combat the desertification of the modern city."
Vatican City (AsiaNews) - "Never again war", persecutions, sufferings, arms trafficking.  This was the rallying call made by Pope Francis on the anniversary of the end of the Second World War, with Japan's surrender on Sept. 2, 1945. "In...

09/02/2015 LEBANON
Police clear "You stink" occupants from environment ministry
by Paul Dakiki
Minimum force used. Protesters call for solutions to not only waste crisis, but also to year-long political stalemate over president.
09/01/2015 VATICAN
Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation in St Peter's Basilica
Pope Francis leads the Liturgy of the Word on the day he instituted in unity with the Orthodox Church. Representatives of all Christian churches attend the service. Without the conversion of heart to God, “ecology has not chance of succeeding." Saint Francis of Assisi is the model of caring for creation.
09/01/2015 VATICAN
Pope stresses Jubilee, God’s tenderness for women who had an abortion, Lefebvrians, prisoners, the sick
In a letter to Mgr Rino Fisichella, Pope Francis adds new criteria to traditional ones to receive indulgence. All priests can forgive the sin of abortion by preparing themselves to welcome sincerely the sinners. The sick and the lonely can accept “suffering as an experience of closeness to the Lord”. The Jubilee year might bring amnesty, whilst a cell’s door might become a Holy Door. Through works of mercy, one can obtain plenary indulgence. The pontiff seeks reconciliation with the Society of St Pius X.
09/01/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Our final embrace with Christ and the idleness "of chatter"
As public Masses begin again in Casa Santa Marta, Pope Francis calls Christians to witness to hope (and fear) of the definitive encounter with Jesus Christ. "He will come to see me so that I may see him with my own eyes, embrace him and be with him always." "Let us comfort one another through good deeds and good words, on this road."

08/31/2015 ORTHODOX CHURCH – VATICAN
Bartholomew I and Catholics together on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
For the first time tomorrow, Orthodox and Catholics will celebrate event together, which Pope Francis picked this year. The content of the patriarch’s message is very similar to that of the encyclical Laudato si’. Man is a fool to think that he owns creation rather than being its steward. Ascetic behaviour can correct the excesses of consumerism. The Gospel can clean the spiritual garbage caused by material garbage.
08/31/2015 LEBANON – VATICAN
Michael Malke’s beatification and the future of Iraqi and Syrian martyrs
by Fady Noun
The martyrdom of the Syriac Catholic bishop at the hands of the Ottoman Empire continues logically into today’s persecution in Syria, Iraq and across the whole Middle East. Now, the victims of the massacre in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Salvation in Baghdad in 2010 will become the subject of a cause of beatification. Indifferent to the fate of Christians, the great powers have lost their way when it comes to refugees.
08/31/2015 PALESTINE-ISRAEL
Msgr. Michel Sabbah among demonstrators assaulted by Israeli army in Beit Jala
by Joshua Lapide
The Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem had joined hundreds of Palestinians demanding a stop to the construction of the wall near Bethlehem. Fears over new illegal settlements of Jewish settlers. "This land belongs to us ... and one day will be returned to us” ." You are stronger with your guns, but you are not the strongest when it comes to humanity."
08/30/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the blessed martyr Flavianus Michael Malke can bring “consolation” to persecuted Mideast Christians
During the Angelus, Pope Francis mentioned yesterday’s beatification in Harissa (Lebanon) of the bishop killed during the Armenian-Syriac Genocide (1915), appealing to the international community to "do something" to end violence and abuses against religious freedom. He also urged the faithful to pray for the migrants who died trying to reach Europe, with a minute of silence observed for the 71 victims who suffocated to death in a lorry on their way to Vienna. “With external attitudes, one cannot call oneself a Christian unless one changes one’s heart,” he said. “The border between good and evil does not run outside of us but within us, in our consciousness."
08/29/2015 IRAN - CHINA
Tehran and Beijing to develop closer ties, work on Arak nuclear reactor project
China will play a leading role in redesigning the Arak heavy-water reactor to reduce its plutonium output from 10 kg to less than 1kg. It might also help Iran build two small, 100 megawatts nuclear reactors. China, Iran and the US are set to meet in mid-September at the International Atomic Energy Agency's general conference.
08/29/2015 LEBANON
‘You stink’ campaign steps up its protest, calling for fresh parliamentary elections
A Christian-Muslim summit scheduled next week in Bkirki will focus on protesters’ demands. Meanwhile, Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam calls on Turkey for help.
08/29/2015 IRAQ
Baghdad patriarch calls for a government of "national emergency" to save Iraq
by Joseph Mahmoud
In a letter to Iraq’s highest authorities, Mar Sako calls for a government that represents all of the country’s components. He notes that reforms currently discussed should be wisely vetted before they are approved. Politicians should possess “high integrity and professionalism”. Ethnic and sectarian militias should be incorporated into the regular police and armed forces.
08/28/2015 SYRIA – EUROPEAN UNION
Migrants found suffocated to death in a lorry in Austria were from Syria
A girl aged between one and two years old was among the victims. Four people – three Bulgarians and an Afghan – have been arrested in connection with the case. Most of those fleeing to Europe are from Syria and Afghanistan. Two boats with 500 people sink off the coast of Libya.
08/28/2015 KAZAKHSTAN
Agreement on a new international nuclear bank signed in Kazakhstan
The bank will curb nuclear proliferation by countries like Iran. It will be built in the Ulba metallurgical plant (eastern Kazakhstan) with a transit agreement with the Russian Federation. Kazakh President Nazarbayev first made the proposal in 2009. The member countries must meet strict IAEA rules. Programmes towards food sustainability using nuclear and related biotechnologies are in the works.
08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
The Chaldean priest met Pope Francis, asking him to keep the world’s focus on Christian refugees from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain. His diocese is home to 3500 Christian families and almost half a million Yazidis who fled Islamic State violence. ISIS is not all Islam and there are Muslims who want an Iraq of coexistence. Christians might not emigrate, but remain in their own land. Aid projects for refugees: school for children, work for adults, a home for every family. An appeal to AsiaNews.

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08/27/2015 YEMEN – SAUDI ARABIA
Human Rights Watch slams Saudi-led coalition for using cluster bombs in Yemen
08/27/2015 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
08/26/2015 ISRAEL
Israeli arms sales drop by a billion in 2014, but grow by 40 per cent in Africa
08/26/2015 ASIA – CHINA
China’s former deputy finance minister to head new development bank
08/26/2015 TURKEY
Ankara: interim government until November vote, including (perhaps) Kurdish party
08/26/2015 VATICAN
Pope on prayer: God is "the caress that keeps us alive"
08/26/2015 SYRIA
Islamic State using chemical weapons in Syria
08/25/2015 LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut Declaration
08/25/2015 SYRIA
ISIS posts pictures of Palmyra temple destruction
08/24/2015 LEBANON
One demonstrator dead in Beirut, closure of Naameh landfill divides government
08/24/2015 SYRIA
Palmyra, Islamic State destroys historic temple of Baal Shamin
08/23/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Who is Jesus for me? Answer in the silence of our heart. Appeal for peace in Ukraine
08/22/2015 LEBANON
Islamic Makassed launch doctrinal battle against Muslim extremism by Fady Noun
08/21/2015 SYRIA
As IS destroys Mar Elian monastery, nuncio in Damascus calls for international diplomacy to save Syria
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VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo CervelleraThe Chaldean priest met Pope Francis, asking him to keep the world’s focus on Christian refugees from Mosul and the Nineveh Plain. His diocese is home to 3500 Christian families and almost half a million Yazidis who fled Islamic State violence. ISIS is not all Islam and there are Muslims who want an Iraq of coexistence. Christians might not emigrate, but remain in their own land. Aid projects for refugees: school for children, work for adults, a home for every family. An appeal to AsiaNews.
LEBANON
Muslims defend Christians’ freedom in Beirut DeclarationFreedom of religion, education and opinion are defended by quoting the Qur’ān, which is the basis for the rule of law, not a religious state. Lebanese Sunnis slam violence committed in the name of God. The full declaration is reprinted here.
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08/28/2015 VATICAN - IRAQ
Fr. Samir of Amadiya: The Pope is the voice of Iraqi refugees
by Bernardo Cervellera
08/31/2015 ORTHODOX CHURCH – VATICAN
Bartholomew I and Catholics together on World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
08/27/2015 JORDAN - ISLAM
Muslims are not doing "enough" to fight the Islamic State, says Queen Rania
09/02/2015 VATICAN
Pope: Never again war, the plea of minorities and persecuted Christians
08/30/2015 VATICAN
For pope, the blessed martyr Flavianus Michael Malke can bring “consolation” to persecuted Mideast Christians
08/28/2015 CHINA
Christian lawyer arrested over his involvement against cross removals in Zhejiang
08/27/2015 CHINA
Zhejiang faithful re-erect cross government demolished: a "theft"
08/31/2015 INDIA
Card. Toppo: Learning to take care of the earth and its inhabitants from India’s tribals
by Nirmala Carvalho
08/28/2015 RUSSIA
The Cossacks of St. Petersburg remove bas-relief of Mephistopheles from historic building
by Nina Achmatova
08/27/2015 RUSSIA
Hare Krishna accused of violence against their children, " forced to dance naked and be vegetarian"

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